Canadian TikTok star Megha Thakur died “unexpectedly”, according to an Instagram post by her parents. She was 21.
The TikTok star boasted over 1 million followers spread over both TikTok and Instagram, NY Post reported.
“It is with heavy hearts we announce the light of our life, our kind, caring, and beautiful daughter, Megha Thakur, suddenly and unexpectedly passed away on November 24, 2022 in the early morning hours,” read the post.
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“Megha was a confident and independent young woman. She will be dearly missed,” the message continued. “She loved her fans and would have wanted you to know of her passing.
“At this time, we request your blessings for Megha. Your thoughts and prayers will be with her in her onward journey.”
Thakur’s parents did not immediately reveal the cause of their daughter’s death.
Thakur started posting on the popular social media apps in November 2019 and was known for spreading messages of self-confidence and body positivity.
Her final TikTok message, posted November 18, featured her walking in New York City with the caption: “YOU’RE in charge of your destiny. Remember that.”
Her followers and fans quickly reacted to Thakur’s passing.
“I am so sorry for your loss. Megha is beautiful inside and out,” commented one user.
“She inspired me so much her love was unconditional always wanted to see others win nothing but the best things to say about her my heart is so broken. sending your family so so much love,” offered another.
“Her posts brought so much confidence and light when I was struggling, she was always an angel, and beautiful inside and out. I’m sorry for your loss and may she rest in peace,” commented one fan.
Another follower shared how Thakur taught her how to love themself.
“I am sad because I feel like the world needed someone like her, she was only 17/ 18 inspiring me, a fully grown adult how to love myself and be confident,” shared the follower. “We all have our struggles behind closed doors, no matter how uppity our energy feels to others.
“I have a problem thinking that everything is always fine in some people’s lives and they only have minor inconveniences. But no, we are all very human, we can really just die tomorrow or in the next hours,” added the fan.
This article originally appeared on the NY Post and was reproduced with permission